Swimming

Date change for 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow

By Zjan Shirinian

The IPC Swimming World Championships have been reduced by a day after organisers brought the event forward ©Getty ImagesThe dates for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Glasgow have been brought forward and reduced by a day, organisers have announced.

Three World Championship medallists in Irish Paralympic swimming squad for Eindhoven

By Gary Anderson

Double World Championship bronze medallist Ellen Keane will lead the Irish challenge in Eindhoven next month ©Getty Images Paralympics Ireland has named three World Championship medallists in its squad of five swimmers that will head to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) European Championships in Eindhoven next month.

Paralympic and world gold medallists headline US squad for Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

By Gary Anderson

Jessica Long is one of the US stars set to take part in the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships next month ©Getty Images Reigning Paralympic and world champions Jessica Long and Ian Silverman are among 45 athletes named by the United States for next month's Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships which mark two years to go until the start of Rio 2016.

Paralympics New Zealand's swimming programme to be under guidance of Francis

By Paul Osborne

Gary Francis has been appointed national development coach for the Paralympics New Zealand Para-swimming programme ©FacebookParalympics New Zealand (PNZ) today announced the appointment of Gary Francis as national development coach for the country's national swimming programme.

Crichton appointed full-time performance coach at Paralympics New Zealand

By Paul Osborne

Roly Crichton has been appointed as a full-time performance coach New Zealand's Para-swimming programme ©Getty ImagesParalympics New Zealand has today announced the appointment of Roly Crichton as a full-time performance coach for the country's Para-swimming programme.

Paralympic star Simmonds launches children's book

By Gary Anderson

Ellie Simmonds has launched her first childrens book today entitled Ellie's Magical Bakery ©The Random House GroupBritain's four-time swimming champion Ellie Simmonds today launched her first book entitled Ellie's Magical Bakery and revealed her excitement at swapping the challenges in the pool for a shot at the literary world.

Tickets for 2014 IPC European Swimming Championships in Eindhoven go on sale

By Zjan Shirinian

The Pieter van den Hoogenband arena will host seven days of competition in August ©Getty ImagesTickets for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven have gone on sale.

Aspiring Para-swimmers in New Zealand given chance to shine at Talent Identification Camp

By Paul Osborne

Paralympics New Zealand invited 21 young Para-swimmers to a Talent Identification Swim Camp over the weekend ©Getty ImagesYoung, developing Para-swimmers in New Zealand were invited to a Talent Identification Swim Camp over the weekend as Paralympics New Zealand (PNZ) continues to promote access to training, competitions and pool-space for aspiring athletes.

High praise for 2015 IPC Swimming Championships preparations after site visit

By Paul Osborne

Organisers of the IPC Swimming World Championships have recieved high praise from an IPC delegation following a site visit last week ©Getty ImagesA delegation of International Paralympic Committee (IPC) members has praised preparations for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow following a site visit.
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